Written Answers. - National Lottery Grants.

Tuesday, 13 February 1996

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 461 No. 4

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  68.  Mr. J. Walsh  Information on Joe Walsh  Zoom on Joe Walsh   asked the Minister for Health  Information on Michael Noonan  Zoom on Michael Noonan   the total amount paid out in national lottery grants by his Department in respect of each county or constituency in the country; and the specific project funded for each grant allocation. [2887/96]

Minister for Finance (Mr. Quinn): Information on Ruairí Quinn  Zoom on Ruairí Quinn  The total amount allocated from national lottery funds to my Department in 1995 was £23.012 million. Approximately 80 per cent (£18.344 [950] million) of this funding supported ongoing services and partly funded the Capital Programme.

A further amount of £3.29 million was allocated to health boards to fund the respite care grant scheme and the schemes of grants to voluntary organisations.

The remaining sum of £1.378 million was allocated to the organisations and projects listed in the following table.

Organisation Amount Project
1. National Organisations
Arthritis Foundation of Ireland. 3,346 Computer printer and software.
Chernobyl Children's Irish Aid Programme. 3,000 Towards cost of Programme.
Federation of Active Retirement Associations. 3,000 Towards cost of running workshops.
Grow Community Mental Health Movement Kilkenny. 20,000 Towards cost of providing network of self help groups for people with mental illness.
Huntington's Disease Association. 40,000 Towards cost of providing information service.
Irish Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus. 35,000 “Break-away Weeks” and study days.
Irish Haemophilia Society. 14,000 To assist with the provision of information and related activities for certain persons infected by hepatitis C.
Irish Kidney Association. 40,000 Donor Card Scheme.
Irish Sudden Infant Death Association. 66,072 National Sudden Infant Death Register.
Library Association of Ireland. 20,000 Towards cost of Consumer Health Information Research Project.
Muintir na Tíre. 30,000 Community Alert Scheme.
National Association of Home Help Organisers. 1,600 Towards cost of training Home Help Organisers and Assistants.
National Liver Unit, St. Vincent's Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin 4. 50,000 Towards cost of providing accommodation close to the Unit for use by relatives of rural patients.
Order of Malta. 10,000 Funding of voluntary ambulance services: towards cost of replacement ambulances in local branches.
Our Lady's Hospice, Harold's Cross, Dublin 6. 6,000 Research programme into neurodegenerative disease.
Physically Challenged Irish Youth Team. 5,000 Towards cost of bringing team of handicapped young people to New York to York and a team from New York to Ireland.
Positive Action. 45,000 To assist with the provision of information and related activities for certain persons infected by hepatitis C.
Schizophrenia Association of Ireland. 25,000 Funding of services for sufferers, family and carers of people with Schizophrenia.
[951][952]St. John's Ambulance Brigade of Ireland. 10,000 Funding of voluntary ambulance services: towards cost of replacement ambulances in local branches.
The Nuerofibromatosis Association of Ireland 5,000 Towards cost of providing information to raise awareness of genetic disorder.
Transfusion Positive. 4,800 To assist with the provision of information and related activities for certain persons infected by hepatitis C.
World Organisation Ovulation Method (Billings). 1,000 To defray expenses incurred attending the Cairo Conference on Population in September 1994.
Youth-in Need, Thurles, County Tipperary. 4,000 To fund London-Irish rescue services and Youth Outreach Project in Ireland.
2. County Carlow
Holy Angels Day Centre, Carlow. 30,000 Towards cost of providing a Hydrotherapy unit at Centre for handicapped children under 18 months.
3. County Clare
Cahercalla Community Hospital, Ennis, County Clare. 30,000 Towards cost of services at Hospital and Hospice.
4. County Cork
Ballincollig Senior Citizens Club, Ballincollig, County Cork. 20,000 Towards purchase of ambulance with wheelchair facilities.
5. County Donegal
Parents and Friends of Mentally Handicapped Persons South West Donegal Branch. 25,000 Towards cost of building a residential hostel for severely mentally handicapped persons at Killymard, Donegal Town.
St. Vincent de Paul, Derrybeg, County Donegal. 30,000 Towards cost of building, equipping and furnishing houses for the elderly near Day Centre.
6. County Dublin
Arc Trust, Eccles Street, Dublin 7. 50,000 To furnish and equip the cancer support and drop-in information Centre.
Clondalkin Mental Health Association, Dublin 22. 3,000 Towards cost of outings for the mentally ill and social skills training.
Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, Clonsilla, Dublin. 25,000 Towards the cost of providing a hydrotherapy pool.
Drimnagh Active Retirement Association, Dublin 12. 2,500 Towards the cost of equipment and of transporting retired persons to events.
Dún Laoghaire Lions Club 7,100 Matching funds from Golf Classics held in May 1994 and May 1995 in aid of St. Michael's Hospital, Dún Laoghaire and the Rehabilitation Hospital, Dún Laoghaire respectively.
Friends of Vergemount Clinic, Clonskeagh, Dublin. 20,000 Towards cost of purchasing a mini-bus to transport of patients.
Recovery Inc, Dublin 8. 5,000 Once-off contribution towards cost of group therapy for persons suffering from depression, phobias etc.
Sonas (APC) Project, c/o Temple Street Hospital, Dublin 1 15,000 Project on communication in elderly people with dementia.
St. Francis Hospice, Raheny, Dublin 5 75,000 Home care service.
[953][954]Turning-Point Positive Health Centre, Dún Laoghaire. 25,000 Towards cost of providing office equipment and administrative support.
William Stokes Post Graduate Centre, St. James's Hospital, Dublin 20,000 To complete furnishing and equipping the Centre which provides a facility for use by hospitals, GPs and community health groups.
Women's Aid, Dublin 7 28,000 Towards cost of Advice Centre, National Helpline, workshops and seminars.
6. County Galway
Brothers of Charity, John Paul Centre, Ballybane, Galway. 17,000 Towards cost of purchasing a minibus.
Clifden Mental Health Association, County Galway. 18,000 Purchase of bus with wheelchair lift for use by psychiatric patients attending St. Joseph's, Clifden.
Leenane Day Centre for the Elderly, Leenane, County Galway. 1,500 Towards cost of services at Centre.
Rehab Group, Galway 3,000 To assist in transportation of wheelchair bound trainees to the Centre to enable them to avail of training for open employment.
8. County Kerry
Talbot Grove Centre, Castleisland, County Kerry. 62,500 Services at residential centre for treatment of alcohol, drug and gambling addiction.
9. County Kilkenny
Irish Fight for Sight Campaign, Kilkenny Branch, Goresbridge, County Kilkenny 15,000 Towards cost of diagnostic equipment for County Clinic, James's Green. Kilkenny.
Irish Wheelchair Association, North Kilkenny Branch 12,000 Towards cost of replacing a minibus.
St. Mullin's Day Care Transport Committee, Graiguemanagh, County Kilkenny. 2,500 Cost of bus hire and expenses of committee.
10. County Limerick
Alexian Brothers of the Province of the Sacred Heart, Limerick. 30,000 Towards cost of providing hostel.
Bergerie Trust, Limerick. 75,000 Towards cost of extending and refurbishing building at Centre for the elderly.
Drumcollogher and District Day Care Association, County Limerick. 20,000 Towards capital cost of building day care facilities for elderly and disadvantaged.
Irish Red Cross Society, Limerick Branch 10,000 Towards cost of replacement ambulance.
Limerick Social Service Council, Henry Street, Limerick. 10,000 Towards cost of furnishing and equipping dining room and kitchen.
Newcastlewest Meals on Wheels 1,500 Towards cost of providing three hot meals per week to the elderly.
Order of Malta, Limerick Branch. 10,000 Towards cost of building headquarters in Limerick.
Rathkeale Going Strong Club, Rathkeale, County Limerick. 528 Towards cost of equipment and expenses of group.
St. John's Senior Citizens Club, Good Shepherd Complex, Pennywell Road, Limerick. 600 Towards annual running costs of the club.
[955][956]St. Mary's Senior Citizens, Keeper 600 Towards cost of kitchen equipment and
View Terrace, Limerick. the activities of the group.
St. Patrick's/St. Bridget's Group, Bawn Mor and Lisnagry, County Limerick. 600 Towards cost of providing facilities for the elderly.
The John Nash Charity, Richmond Terrace Sheltered Housing Project, Henry Street, Limerick. 10,000 Towards cost of building and equipment for kitchen and communal facilities.
Villiers Housing Association Ltd., Villiers Square, Church Street, Limerick. 10,000 Towards cost of furnishing and equipping dining room and kitchen.
11. County Mayo
Irish Wheelchair Association. 30,000 To provide adapted transport to enable 15 young wheelchair users in Belmullet/Killala areas to participate in training sports and other activities.
12. County Meath
Meath Sheltered Workshop, Navan, County Meath. 18,454 To purchase 16 seat minibus to transport trainees to Centre.
13. County Roscommon
Elphin Social Services, Elphin, County Roscommon. 8,000 Extension to building to provide physiotherapy, chiropody etc.
14. County Tipperary
Newport Social Services Council, Newport Day Care Centre, Newport, County Tipperary. 25,000 Towards cost of purchasing a minibus with space for four wheelchairs.
Templemore Community Social Services, County Tipperary. 16,300 Towards cost of purchasing a minibus for transport of elderly and disabled.
Tipperary Talking Newspaper, Thurles, County Tipperary. 4,000 Recording and copying equipment.
15. County Waterford
Sisters of Bon Sauveur, Carriglea, Dungarvan, County Waterford. 10,000 Towards cost of renovating a sheltered workshop.
Tramore Development Group, Roselawn, Tramore, County Waterford. 2,000 Garden for blind and disabled at Tramore House.
16. County Wexford
New Ross Community Hospital, County Wexford. 35,000 Towards cost of services.
Wexford Deaf Association. 35,000 Towards purchase of premises for use as a club, information centre and demonstration unit by and for deaf people and carers.
Windmill Therapeutic Training Unit, Wexford. 30,000 Towards cost of building and equipping the unit.
17. County Wicklow
Bray Mental Health Association. 2,000 Purchase of televisions, videos and tapes for four hostels and day care centres for former psychiatric patients.
Total 1,378,500

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